Ahh, the life of an elementary school student. Though Chika, Matsuri, Miu and Ana should focus on schoolwork, they’d much rather have fun instead. Whether it’s outings with 20-year-old-chain-smoker Noboe, holding each other hostage or learning to speak English with Ana’s foreign-born skills, there’s never a dull moment in the life of the girls. Join this cute quartet as they do cute (and often devious) things in cute and quirky ways!
Ten-year-old genius Chiyo, animal-loving Sakaki, loudmouth Tomo, athletic Kagura, weight-conscious Yomi and dim-witted Osaka are six friends who share laughs, good times, and a high school homeroom. With scary (and sometimes perverted) teachers, school festivals, penguin suits and general hilarity abounding, you can be sure that there's never a dull day in the life of one of these students!
Strawberry Marshmallow is really "Azumanga Daioh" lite. Though Azumanga is far far more spazzy and adult, I still think you'd enjoy its quirky and off-the-wall humor.
Both series feature a small group of school girls, and both groups of girls are involved in crazy little plots and games. You get to know Azumanga's characters a little more than Strawberry Marshmallow's, and Strawberry Marshmallow is a little bit more "airy". If you like one of these series because of the light and sometimes crazy humour, it might be a good idea to watch the other.
Cute girls doing cute things in cute ways; each of these anime is a popular series spawned from manga serialized in Dengeki Daioh.
Azumanga is similar to Ichigo, to a crazier extent. It revolves around a group of high schoolers and their two teachers. If you want to know the odd things girls are capable of, you might want to try it out; it will leave you cracking up.
Azumanga Daioh and Strawberry Marshmallow are random, funny, and have no real plot. Each is about a group of girls who go to school together. I think if you liked one, you'd like the other.
Lot of same humour based on adorable girls and their cute antics. Very fun to watch. The charactors are a nice mix of personalities and thier interactions with one another are at times hilarious, insightful & endearing.
Both are slice of life comedies a rangeof strange characters,the main difference is the age and the amount of school school used. Azumanga is pretty much stricly school based, while strawberry marshmellow is more spare time based
In a lot of ways, Ichigo Mashimaro really feels like an elementary school rendition of Azumanga Daioh. Both series utilize a similar random-ish style with a quirky cast of characters, and a slow slice-of-life sort of pace. Although there's naturally more of a cute factor in Ichigo, fans of one of these relaxing yet funny watches can certainly expect a similar style from the other.
Both series involve the antics of children and their interactions with the world around them. Just as the children at times appear to be more grownup than their instructors in Azumanga Daioh, at times the children in Ichigo Mashimaro are also more adult than their older sister. All in all, if you enjoyed the non-linear, cutesy and slower paced action of Azumanga Daioh, you should fall in love with Ichigo Mashimaro.
Young girls, bucketfulls of laughs and the occasional questionable content make these two shows the ideal companions.
Azumanga is probably easier to get along with, because there are many layers to the humour. Ichigo Mashimaro can have some very dark comedy at times, but balances this with some of the cutest and and adorable characters.
Neither show takes itself too seriously and can be picked up at any time, as the storylines aren't exactly complex.
Azumanga and Ichigo are both exemplary slice-of-life style comedies. Both of these series utilize a good mix of clever humor and highly random humor, which I find to be the most entertaining comedic elements in anime. Also, for you Tomo-chan fans (myself included), you will LOVE Miu-chan. And for you Miu-chan lovers you will certainly love Tomo-chan. I know that if you liked one of these series you will like the other.
Azumanga Daioh and Strawberry Marshmallow are both slow, sweet, simplistic slice-of-life shows about friends, each with a good dose of random humor. If you liked the refreshingly cute (but not annoyingly cute) characters, friendships, and unusual comedy styling of one these shows, you'll almost certainly enjoy the other.
Azumanga Daioh and Strawberry Marshmallow are both great shows in the "group of girls having fun" genre. They're full of -non-slapstick, yet a bit spastic at time- comedy and are, while having little substance, a joy to watch. Although Azumanga is definitely a bit more spastic than Strawberry Marshmallow, they have the same concept and atmosphere to it. If you liked one of these, you should definitely check out the other.
Comedy, cuteness and facts of life in a package - or two! Strawberry Marshmallow and Azumanga Daioh are both hilarious series about a group of friends and their hardships, joys and activities in and after school. They tell more or less about real life, and have an important lesson to teach: Fun won't last for long, so enjoy while you can!
These are two of the best anime Slice-Of-Life comedies with an all girl cast, and they share a similar cute and weird style of humor.
They're both really about the random things in life that are actually pretty interesting. Both really cute to boot xD
Meet the Minami sisters, three girls living on their own and doing their best to make it through life's little snags and adventures. Kana, the middle sister, has far more energy than common sense; Chiaki, the youngest, is more reserved, but her sharp tongue and devious mind often cause trouble for others; and Haruka, the eldest, acts like a mother to the other two, is beautiful and kind, but has a fearsome stern streak. Together, no obstacle can stand in their way, be it school, romance, or even cooking.
If you liked the cuteness of Ichigo Mashimaro or Minami-ke, you'd like the other. Both are about a group of girls who, as the narrator says, "don't expect much" and go about their daily lives. They do a lot of daydreaming and setting evil plans, but look innocent at the same time.
Minami-ke and strawberry marshmallow are both comedies with annoying characters and the people who beat them. If you liked Kana, then you whould like Miu. If you liked Chika then you would like Chiaki. If you liked Mako-chan, get help.
Both of these are slice-of-life anime series with a fair amount of humour in them. Aside from that initial similarity the characters of Kana in Minami-ke and Miu in Strawberry Marshmallow are very similar in being the hyperactive characters that cause trouble. Both also focus equally on the school life and home life of the characters involved. I'd recommend watching one of these series if you liked the other.
If you felt disappointed at the end of Ichigo Mashimaro that there was no more left to watch, then Minami-ke is perfect for you. Its almost as if the characters were aged 5 years and everything continues.
Kana is exactly like Miu, beating on her little sister/best friend Chiaki/Chika. If you enjoy a comedic slice-of-life show, both of these will definitely appeal to you. Even if you don't, I would still recommend both shows as they are side splittingly funny.
Minami-ke and Ichigo Mashimaro are two of the same. They feature a group of girls in a Slice-of-Life comedy story, where the conversations and wackiness of the characters is the entire joy. They both go into cliche's, but at the same time stay refreshing. If you loved one of these, you don't want to miss out on the other!
Ichigo Marshmallow and Minami-ke are the same show. Except, you know, with different characters. And different situations. But everything else is the same. Atmosphere, style of humor, animation, cuteness, everything. There's no reason why anyone would like one and not the other.
Both stylistically and in theme, Minami Ke and Strawberry Marshmallow are very similar. Minami Ke is basically Starawberry Marshmallow except with a slightly older cast. Also, don't listen to the people reccomending Lucky Star, it is awful.
Both animes have the same feel, settings and humour with similiar characters and animations style.
Both are light, random and contains lots of comedy.
If you liked one, you'll like the other!
Both animes have similar characters and plots. Both are just about lazing around and don't really have a plot to them. I was surprised that they weren't made by the same person sisnce they were so similar.
Cute school girls doing cute school girl things without any real story or plot drive to speak of. With very similar main cast character archtypes of aggresive/passive/mature, you are bound to like one of you liked the other.
In present day Japan, the life of a school girl is never dull. The easily-bored Konata never finds time to study because of her otaku habits, which frustrates hard-working Kagami to no end. On the other hand, laid-back Tsukasa always manages to go with the flow, while Miyuki is concerned with keeping her status as resident know-it-all. Join these four girls as they muse and meander their way through everyday events such as eating chocolate cones, doing homework, gaming, and trips to the beach galore.
These animes are about girls whos having fun from normal day. I think in both there is similar humour. Jokes and other things. I think Konata[from Lucky Star] is like Miu[from Ichigo Mashimaro].
Loads of randomness, cute girls being themselves, lovely characters design... If you like moe, these are good enough
Hilariousity at it's max! Fun and laughter are the key in both of these great pieces, although, comparing to Lucky Star, Strawberry Marshmallow is toned down a little for those of you who prefer a little less hyped series. The main idea is to just to have fun and enjoy life with a smile on your face. If you'd like that, try watching these.
Silly, cute and a bit odd at times are good ways to describe the humor of these anime, which they both pull of great.
They're both really about the random things in life that are actually pretty interesting. Both really cute to boot xD
These shows are about the same plotless, eventless, random stuff that a group of girls tend to do. If you are into that kind of thing, you should definitely watch one if you saw the other.
Yuno is a high school student who dreams of becoming a famous artist; and after being admitted at Yamabuki High School of Arts, she is one step closer to her dream. Yuno must move to an apartment complex near the school, and there, in Hidamari-so, she meets three new friends: Miyako, a very active person who will do anything to get her hands on something to eat; Hiro, an upperclassman who is obsessed with weight gain; and Sae, the oldest of the bunch and also a tomboy. From wild cosplaying teachers to bizarre school myths, Yuno and friends enjoy fun times and crazy days at Yamabuki High!
The personality types displayed in the character galleries of Hidamari Sketch and Ichigo Mashimaro are very similar, and so is the overall humour and charm of both shows, based on the moe style of anime. If you like one, you'll probably like the other.
Hidamari sketch and Strawberry marshmallow are very similar in terms of characters. HS does not have the same cuteness or energy that SM has, but it still can be cute and energetic.
Two character-driven comedies in which pretty much nothing happens. Both shows portray the daily lifes of a group of girls in the most funniest ways. Ichigo Mashimaro definitely has a strong moe-vibe going for it, but Hidamari's chibi-style gives it quite a unique look. Those two shows are must-watch for anyone who likes slice-of-life anime.
Hidamari Sketch and Ichigo Marshmallow are calming slice-of-life series with pretty similar characters. Each features a cute factor that is through the roof, and also some comedy (Ichigo Marshmallow lays the comedy on much more heavily, though). Fans of slice-of-life series will enjoy both.
Both Ichigo Mashimaro and Hidamari Sketch tell about the little events in the everyday life of a few small extraordinarily cute schoolgirls.
I like Hidamari Sketch somewhat better because it has better and somewhat odd collage-like animation.
After her grandmother dies, thirteen year-old Kana Nakamachi runs away from home convinced her absent parents will sell her. She tries to find a job, but with nowhere willing to hire a girl of her age without parental consent, she is back at square one. Then, to make matters worse, a young girl called Yume crashes her bicycle into Kana and knocks her unconscious! Following this chance encounter, Kana learns of a job vacancy at the newspaper company that Yume works for and quickly applies. Now Kana has secured herself a live-in job delivering newspapers along with her new co-workers: lively Yume; quiet Yuki; drunken and perverted Haruka; money-hungry Hinata; and grade school deputy manager, Saki. From memorizing her paper route to learning how to ride a bicycle to fixing her terrifying smile, Kana’s new life has only just begun.
Both Ichigo Mashimaro and Kanamemo are slice-of-life series with a lot of comedy thrown in. While the comedic content of Kanamemo is more wacky than that of Ichigo, if you enjoyed one, it's worth checking out the other.
Those two series are both slice-of-life comedies with similar artwork. Be warned that Kanamemo's humor is a LOT whackier, and Ichigo Mashimaro is definitely cuter, but both shows portray the same themes, though each in a different manner.
Both anime have a group of wacky girls that do hilarious things together. Kanamemo takes things to the more crazy odd side of humor but both anime have amazing characters that are sure to make you giggle and go awwwww with cuteness. Check out one if you liked the other.
Both Strawberry Marshmallow and Kanamemo are slice-of-life shows about a group of girls with lots of comedy thrown in. Kanamemo is a lot wackier and "in-your-face" with its humor, and Strawberry Marshmallow a lot more innocent, but both shows have a very similar feel to them because of the wide variety of personalities. If you enjoyed one of these, check out the other!
First impressions are not always the best way to judge a show, and Mashimaro and Kanamemo both prove this. Slice of life mixed with comedy give these an easy to watch element. If you're looking for a cute and adorable bit of fun, I recommend both.